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Preventing Truck Collisions

by Samantha Tung ruck-related accidents are a real risk for any truck driver. The only thing one can do is decrease the chances of an accident. Thankfully, there are a number of things tank-truck...

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DEF requires proper handling

Editor’s note: What follows is a quick tutorial on what diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is and how truck operators should use it. hat is DEF (diesel exhaust fluid)? DEF is the reactant necessary for the...

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6 Tips for Passing A CDL Test

Tips for Passing A CDL Test Because there has been such a shortage of drivers the past 10 years, transporters are beginning to offer higher pay and better benefits. The effort appears to be...

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Septic tanks need regular maintenance

Septic tank pumping is an essential maintenance task to keep a wastewater system in order. But how much does it cost to pump a septic tank? Septic tanks need to be pumped every two...

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Septic Trucks Need Daily Care

Septic vacuum trucks used to suction out septic tanks are highly specialized industrial vehicles, designed to withstand the rigors of this unsavory job. Daily maintenance and inspections are a priority to ensure things are...

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Fuel pumps can easily clog

Fuel pump failure can be costly and hurt a transporter’s reputation. One of the leading causes of failure is the tank. This is due to all the sediment, rust and debris from the pump...